DNR Lake Restoration Program 2022 Draft Report and 2023 Plan Available for Public Comments

The Iowa DNR’s Lake Restoration Program is accepting comments on the newly released draft of the 2022 Lake Restoration Report and 2023 Plan.

The report is available for review by clicking here. It highlights restoration projects completed around the state in fiscal year 2022, and outlines plans for upcoming restoration projects. Major projects planned for next year include dredging at Black Hawk Lake in Sac County.

The Lake Restoration Program works with communities and stakeholders across Iowa to improve water quality and recreational opportunities at publicly-owned lakes. Since the program was created in 2006, the Iowa Legislature has invested over 139-million dollars in the lake restoration program.

Comments may be submitted through December 21st via email toGeorge.antoniou@dnr.iowa.govor by mail to George Antoniou, Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Wallace State Office Building, 502 East Ninth Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0034.